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Did Mrs Thatcher ‘do’ God? Denis thought so, and he should know, says Charles Moore

Riots, unemployment, Sunday trading, Aids, apartheid, The Satanic Verses — in a review of God and Mrs Thatcher by Eliza Filby, Charles Moore reveals a whole sweep of subjects where the two coincided

11 April 2015

9:00 AM

11 April 2015

9:00 AM

God & Mrs Thatcher Eliza Filby

Biteback, pp.432, £25, ISBN: 9781849547857

As I swink in the field of Thatcher studies, this book brings refreshment. It is a welcome and rare. Far too many writers attitudinise about Margaret Thatcher (for and against) rather than studying her. I doubt the author likes Thatcher much, but all the more credit to her that she makes a fair-minded effort to understand what she believed about God, and how she succeeded and failed in applying her beliefs.

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